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Genetic testing for family hx

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    Any idea if V26.33 would be appropriate for a patient that comes for genetic counseling/testing and they have a family history of breat cancer? I notice it falls under "procreative management" but the patient isnt there for procreative management. I dont see anything else that fits other than maybe V65.4 codes. The family history code is not a primary code.

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    what about V84.01- genetic susceptibility to malignant neoplasm of breast?

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    We bill with V16.3 and V26.33 for our genetic education that is done in our office. We haven't had any problems with reimbursement.

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